News & Events

News

UMCES welcomes first France-Merrick Foundation Professor of Sustainable Ecosystem Restoration

June 15, 2017
Dr. Kenneth Rose’s research centers on using mathematical and computer simulation modeling to predict and better understand fish population and food web dynamics in estuaries, lakes, reservoirs, and oceans.

Larger summer ‘dead zone’ predicted for Chesapeake Bay

June 14, 2017
Scientists expect this year’s summer Chesapeake Bay hypoxic or “dead zone”—an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and aquatic life—will be larger than average, approximately 1.89 cubic miles. This is due to spring rainfall amounts in New York and Pennsylvania that led to an above average Susquehanna River nitrogen load (81.4 million pounds) to the Chesapeake Bay this spring.

Nanticoke Watershed Alliance’s Monitoring Program Reaches Highest Distinction

June 12, 2017
The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance tidal water quality monitoring program has achieved the highest standard set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program. This means that the data can be used by state and federal agencies in the highest level assessments, such as identifying whether the dissolved oxygen levels are sustainable for fish and other animals living in the Nanticoke River and its tributaries.

UMCES presents at Bay executive council meeting; President Boesch receives governor's citation

June 8, 2017
UMCES scientists invited to talk Bay restoration progress at Chesapeake Bay Program's Executive Council meeting. Also, President Don Boesch receives a governor's citation.

UMCES celebrates Don Boesch's 27 years as president

June 5, 2017
Former and current colleagues, local and state dignitaries, family and friends packed the Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology on Thursday, June 1, to celebrate 27 years of environmental leadership of outgoing University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science President Don Boesch.

Events

Jun
23rd

Chesapeake Champion 2017 -- SOLD OUT

June 23, 2017 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Help Horn Point celebrate this year's Chesapeake Champion, Jim Brighton, at the Waterfowl Armory in Easton Maryland on June 23, from 5-7pm
Jun
29th

Horn Point Seminars

June 29, 2017 11:00am to 12:00pm
Eric Buehl, from Maryland Sea Grant Extension, will give a talk titled "Sea Grant Extension and Bay water quality" on Thursday, June 29 at 11:00am in the Coastal Science Auditorium.
Jul
28th

Meet the Author of The Grande Turtle Adventure

July 28, 2017 11:00am to 11:45am
It’s a big ocean for two baby leatherback turtles! Scientist and author Dr. Helen Bailey will read and sign copies of her recently published children's book
Jul
28th

Meet the Author of The Grande Turtle Adventure

July 28, 2017 1:30pm to 2:15pm
It’s a big ocean for two baby leatherback turtles! Scientist and author Dr. Helen Bailey will read and sign copies of her recently published children's book
Jul
28th

Meet the Author of The Grande Turtle Adventure

July 28, 2017 3:30pm to 4:15pm
It’s a big ocean for two baby leatherback turtles! Scientist and author Dr. Helen Bailey will read and sign copies of her recently published children's book